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Eliseo "Lichi" Alberto
Birth: Sep. 10, 1951
Havana
La Habana, Cuba
Death: Jul. 31, 2011
Mexico
México, Mexico

Writer, Author. Born Eliseo Alberto de Diego Garcia Marruz, he was the recipient of the Premio Alfaguara de Novela, an international Spanish-language literary award in 1998 for the melancholic novel 'Caracol Beach'. Other novels include 'La Fábula de José (José's Fable)' and 'La Eternidad Por Fin Comienza en Lunes (Eternity Finally Begins on a Monday). Alberto explored Christian themes of characters living in Cuba and also wrote poetry, TV and movie scripts. He wrote the screenplay for the film 'Guantanamera'. He also taught at film schools in Cuba, Mexico, and the United States. His father, Eliseo Diego, was one of Cuba's best-known poets and was a member of one of Cubas most famous families which included writers and musicians. Nobel laureate Gabriel García Márquez helped Alberto defect from Cuba to Mexico where he lived in exile for ten years before receiving his Mexican citizenship in 2000. He died shortly after receiving a kidney transplant.  (bio by: Rosebud Duff) 
 
Burial:
Cremated, Other.
Specifically: Service in Mexico. Ashes returned to Havana
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Rosebud Duff
Record added: May 06, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 89657414
Eliseo Lichi Alberto
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- Ryan Curtis
 Added: Jul. 31, 2014
Forever loved, forever missed. Rest in Peace, Eliseo "Lichi" Alberto
- Quack_Quack
 Added: Oct. 6, 2013

- Jackie Howard
 Added: Jul. 31, 2013
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